Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Opening up the Borders, and the hottest market in the world.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Trader Feed shows us the new

beach-ball pattern

.

Which companies do even better in a recession? A look at the

Poverty Index

.

Ticker Sense with the usual slick graphic view of

P/E ratios around the world.

The Stockmasters suspect

eMagin

(EMA)

might be

all smoke and mirrors.

Shamrock Activist Fund is

going active

all over

Modine

(MOD) - Get Report

. Shamrock had recent successes with both

Disney

(DIS) - Get Report

and

TRDO

.

Here are its other

current active situations

.

Hilary Kramer wonders if

US Shipping Partners

(USS)

is

leaving port.

Crossing Wall Street wants you to guess what the

hottest market in the world is.

Great

analyis by ET Stock Ideas of

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

.

Hedge fund Pershing Square activist Bill Ackman used to like fast food (he wasactive in

McDonald's

and

Wendy's

) but now likes books. A few weeks ago Ackman was quoted talking about

Barnes & Noble

(BKS) - Get Report

, and now he is

disclosing an 11% holding

in

Borders

(BGP)

. Here are Ackman's

top holdings.

Emerging markets guru David Reidel believes

CDC Corporation

(CHINA)

might be a double from here.

Dealbreaker points out the great

YouTube flattening. That said, JeffMatthews shows how YouTube caused the

change of regimes that occurred in this recent election.

I always thought Sam's Club was a discount store until

TheStreet.com

readerMichael Klein

showed me this

.

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